Dr. Karl-Alexander Neumann, LL.M.

Senior Associate
Practice Group: Financial Services Regulation
Practice Group: Compliance & Investigations


  • Financial Supervisory Law (banks, financial service providers, payment service providers, e-money issuers, fintechs)
  • Banking Law
  • Payment transactions law (including credit card law) 
  • Corporate Finance
  • Asset Finance (ships and aircraft)
  • Foundation law


  • Legal studies at the Bucerius Law School Hamburg and at the Cambridge University (Trinity College)
  • Scientific Assistant at the Université de Lausanne
  • Postgraduate degree at the Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne
  • Experience as a lawyer at a leading international law firm
  • With Noerr since 2017
  • Admitted to the Hamburg Chamber of Lawyers

Selected Projects

  • Volkswagen Financial Services AG: Advising on the acquisition of LogPay Financial Services GmbH (2019)
  • Hitachi Capital Corporation: Advising on the acquisition of Maske Group (2018)
  • Aachener Bausparkasse: Advising the shareholders on the sale of the company to Wüstenrot Bausparkasse AG (2018)
  • ECE Projektmanagement G.m.b.H. & Co. KG: Advising in connection with a Germany-wide voucher card system (2018)
  • Ingenico Group: Advising Ingenico on the formation of a joint venture with the DSV Group (Deutscher Sparkassenverlag) in the payment services sector (2018)
  • ayondo Holding AG: Advising the fintech group on its IPO on Singapore Exchange Ltd. (2018)
  • J.C. Flowers LLP & Co. UK LLP: Advising the investment firm on the acquisition of HSH Nordbank AG (2018)
  • Greensill Bank AG: Advising the bank in relation to an international notes programme for securitising up to US$20 billion in supply chain debts per year (2018)
  • Banking syndicate: Advising a banking syndicate on the €13 billion capital increase for Unicredit S.p.A. (2017)*
  • Banking syndicate: Advising the syndicate on the €440 million refinancing of the extension of the A8 motorway between Ulm and Augsburg (2016/2017)*
  • Banking syndicate: Advising the syndicate on the €770 million refinancing of the extension of the A7 motorway between Hamburg and Bordesholm (2016/2017)*
  • Banks and note holders: Advising on the refinancing of gas utility companies EVG (Erdgasversorgungsgesellschaft Thüringen-Sachsen) and FNG (Ferngas Nordbayern) (2016)*
  • Nordic Capital: Advising the company in connection with the bidding process for Concardis GmbH (2016)*
  • Creditor group: Advising the creditors in a €980 million refinancing of the offshore wind farm “Meerwind”, which is indirectly controlled by Blackstone (2015) *
  • *= Mr Neumann acted as an advisor in these transactions before his time at Noerr


  • German-French Lawyers Association
  • German-Swiss Lawyers Association